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Modern History: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Six Fireside Chats 1933-1938




These clips deal with the New Deal. They include six of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats on the economic policy for fighting the Great Depression. All clips are somewhat edited partial Universal Newsreels. In these recordings Roosevelt reads shortened versions of the speeches. The full texts can be found here:
http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/firesi90.html

And, the achievements of the Roosevelt administration are discussed in this film:
http://www.archive.org/details/openmind_ep1152
And, a discussion of the Roosevelts compared to recent politicians is found here:
http://www.archive.org/details/openmind_ep195

Clips:
Fireside Chat 2. Outlining the New Deal Program. Sunday, May 7, 1933
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/1933-05-08_President_Speaks_To_The_Nation

Fireside Chat 4. On the Currency Situation. Sunday, October 22, 1933
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/1933-10-23_President_Outlines_Recovery_Progress

Fireside Chat 5. Review of the Achievements of the Seventy-third Congress. Thursday, June 28, 1934
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/1934-06-27_President_Reports_To_Nation

Fireside Chat 6. On Moving Forward to Greater Freedom and Security. Sunday, September 30, 1934
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/Roosevelt_Asked_To_Ban_On_Strikes

Fireside Chat 7. On the Works Relief Program. Sunday, April 28, 1935
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/1935-04-29_FDR_Sees_Fear_Vanishing

Fireside Chat 12. On Economic Conditions. Thursday, April 14, 1938
Source: http://www.archive.org/details/1938-04-20_World-Wide_News_Events

Best regards
Eva Vikström, Stockholm in August, 2007


Producer Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, bw

Reviews

Reviewer: Arensky - - August 13, 2007
Subject: Very Useful
These are really nice sound bites, Eva. A great addition to the stock footage collection.
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